Optimising and industrialising black soldier fly (BSF) production -redirecting food waste to livestock feed production using insects – Confirmation Seminar

ARC Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods Elkhorn Building (#1024), 80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly, Queensland

Date: Monday 15th November 2021, 9am - 10.30am, Elkhorn Building (#1024),  80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly, 4068 Zoom link: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/7255227376 Presented by: Shanmugam Alagappan, Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences Advisory team: Professor Louwrens Hoffman, Dr Sandra Olarte Mantilla, Associate Professor Daniel Cozzolino, Dr Deirdre Mikkelsen, Dr Peter James and Ms Olympia Yarger About this seminar Annually, 1.3 billion tonnes of biowaste...

QSA will be holding the QAAFI Student Symposium

Online and in-person 3.143 North, Queensland BioScience Precinct, 80/306 Carmody Rd, St Lucia, QLD

On the 26th of November the QSA will be holding the QAAFI Student Symposium. This symposium will be an opportunity for all (Honours, Masters & PhD) students to present their work as either a poster or oral presentation and will also feature a panel discussion with industry leaders. The theme of the symposium is “A Future for Sustainable Food Systems”...

Understanding value for Uniquely Australian Foods in target markets

ARC Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods Elkhorn Building (#1024), 80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly, Queensland

Monday 7 Feb 2022, 9:30am-10:30am, Elkhorn building #1024, Room 206, UQ Long Pocket Campus Zoom link: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/81842365188 Presented by: Clare Wijngaarden, Centre for Nutrition & Food Sciences Advisory team: A/Prof Heather Smyth, Dr Kamalesh Adhikari, Mr Rus Glover (ANFAB)   About this seminar Customers and end users are critical players in any fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) value chain. It is...

Stand and Deliver: Biopiracy, Law and the Balkanization of the Genescape

Professor Jack Kloppenburg Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison Date and time: 9 AM, 22 February 2022 AEST (Time Converter for your location), 1 hour duration Watch the recorded lecture: https://law.uq.edu.au/event/session/17624 For 40 years now the users and suppliers of agricultural biodiversity have traded charges of highway robbery. Seed companies demand that purchasers of their seed pay a royalty and respect the...

Novelties, Frauds, and Protections: The Fruit Business in Ninteenth-Century America

Professor Daniel Kevles Yale University​ Date and time: 9 AM, 18 October 2022 AEST (Time Converter for your location), 1 hour duration Location: Online Lecture via Zoom Register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/277289669867 Abstract In the United States through the 1830s, commercial fruit nurseries were few in number, served largely local markets, and, facing little competition, did little in their catalogues to differentiate and brand their...

Supporting Indigenous Data: Introducing the Traditional Knowledge and Biocultural Labels

Online

Associate Professor Jane Anderson​ New York University Associate Professor Maui Hudson University of Waikato Date and time: 5 PM, 17 May 2022 AEST (Time Converter for your location), 1 hour duration Location: Online Lecture via Zoom Register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/supporting-indigenous-data-people-plants-and-the-law-lecture-series-registration-277270071247 Abstract Concerns over Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Indigenous rights under the Nagoya Protocol underpin the development and application of Traditional Knowledge and Biocultural...

Artificial by Nature: Plastic Flowers as Intangible Properties

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/artificial-by-nature-people-plants-and-the-law-lecture-series-registration-277282638837 Abstract In March 1961, the refusal of entry of a ‘Sweetheart Roses’ consignment into the United States began a series of interesting controversies concerning the copyright in plastic roses, geraniums, lilacs, and flower corsages. Although the history of these cases remains largely unexplored, this paper shows how significant they were in addressing the unstable distinction between the natural...